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strategists for barack obama and mitt romney say early voting could be' decisive factor in the election. obama became the first president to vote early. he urged his supporters to exercise their rights before election day november 6th. obama made the same pitch in the 2008 election. votes cast early accounted for 30% of the total. >> all across the country we're seeing a lot of early voting. it means you don't have to figure out whether you need to take time off work and figure out how to pick up the kids. >> experts say the share of early votes this time could reach 35%. the figure could exceed 60% in swing states such as colorado and florida. obama visited six battleground states during a swing to win over undecided voter. he slept on air force one to save time. the president spoke before an audience of 15,000 people in the state of virginia. he told them that a republican policies had created an outflow of american jobs and caused the economic downturn. >> we can't afford to go backwards to the same policies that got us into this mess. we have got to go forward with the approximately see th
johnson's it support for marijuana legalization could cost president obama votes. others say they tend to pull unaffiliated voters that could go republican, so he is one to watch to see what kind of vote totals he will get. the biggest third-party candidate in colorado history was ross perot who pulled in, i think, 23% of the vote. host: curtis hubbard, what will you be watching for on election night? guest: the suburban counties around denver. you will hear a lot of talk about arapaho and jefferson counties in terms of which ever candid it will win those counties. they will have a much easier path to running the state of colorado. i will be looking closely at the number of republican votes coming in from el paso county, douglas county, mesa county. another swing county is a clear emmer, northern colorado, fort collins, colorado state university -- another county is larrimer. we are going to see if they get the numbers the way they want to. they will pay considerable attention to the southwest corner of the state. durango, ft. lewis, so we will see how they are doing in that corner of
' anymore popular votes and greeted romney winning popular votes and obama winning electoral votes. democrats are going to immediately say we have been here before. al gore got more votes in 2000, and president bush became president. there will be a cry, but that is the nature of what we have. tavis: the only response would be that the rule is simple. he to get 270 wins. that would be the order of the day, but for all the talk about the closeness of the reyes said you and i just engaged in and every other american seems to be engaged in, -- closed as of the race you and i have been engaged in and every other american seems to be engaged in, i have not seen one poll that shows mr. romney is anywhere near 270. >> therein lies the challenge for governor romney. these polls show him doing well. there are more paths for president obama. governor romney has got a lock in florida. that has not happened 100%. i think governor romney has more to look for the reagan romney again has to win virginia. it is possible to win the presidency if you do not win virginia, but it gets tough. those are
of hannity, and then first it was the ad that compared losing your virginity to voting for obama. now the president's supporters are upping the ante and exploiting children. this ad will anger you. we'll play it tonight on hannity hannity. ann coulter straight ahead. this happy couple used capital one venture miles for their "destination wedding." double miles you can "actually" use. but with those single mile travel cards... [ bridesmaid ] blacked out... but i'm a bridesmaid. oh! "x" marks the spot she'll never sit. but i bought a dress! a toast... ...to the capital one venture card. fly any airline, any flight, anytime. double miles you can actually use. what a coincidence? what's in your wallet? [ all screaming ] watch the elbows ladies. a cup of johan is a 600 horsepower sports coupe that likes to hug curves. ♪ your curves. smooth, rich, never bitter, gevalia. >> sean: and this is a fox news alert. we continue to monitor the monster storm sandy as it slams the east coast, leaving a large section of manhattan in the dark at this hour, and underwater. we're going to bring you the
the issues. don't just vote, vote smart. >> obama: the election will take care of itself next week. right now our number one priority is to make sure we are saving lives. >> announcer: heard around the country and seen on current tv, this is the "bill press show." >> bill: president obama on the job yesterday at the white house, commander in chief for hurricane sandy. back to your calls about how this election -- how the storm impacts the election. first, here is a little item that caught my attention. even members of the armed services, subject to identity theft. story out of washington state. officials raided several locations in washington state. finding that hundreds of people including active duty military personnel had their identities stolen. you hear a story like that. you need some protection against identity theft. i recommend -- what i've got. lifelock ultimate. i recommend it. it includes keeping track of your bank accounts. but of course, lifelock can't protect you or your bank account if you're not a member
. there's--we've surpassed the 2008 number for early voting and obama is taking that at about 60%-30%. that's coming online. the weather has been bad. it's been cold and rainy. it's supposed to be nice starting friday, saturday, sunday, in which that will be solid for us to be able to get out the early vote the weekend before the election. but it's going to be close cenk. i mean, this is going to come down to the ryan. we're going to need people who will go out continue to volunteer and make sure that our voters get to the ballot box and that's how we're going to win. it will be a ground game. it will be grinding it out and it will be close right down to the wire. >> cenk: congressman ryan, i want to ask you about that ground game in a second. stay with us. michael, let me quickly ask about early voting that congressman ryan mentioned there. how much difference does it make that president obama has the lead. >> it's a significant lead. they measure it by party not valley vote because they're not in there counting the ballots. it's also a more popular thing to be doing. more democ
children will be left with. i voted for president obama last time, but we just can't afford four more years. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. we endure the wrath of sandy and areas to the north are a delusion of flooding and damage. it is causing big problems for everyone involved. >> pamela brown is monitoring rain, the wind, and the snow. >> the damage is widespread. an estimated 50 million people are getting a strong wind and snow in some areas. >> it collides with an early winter storm. a little bit of everything up the east coast. from choppy waves at punishing wind, it will eventually rein in connecticut, new jersey, new york. andhis is a serious storm have fataltentially consequences if people had not acted quickly. >> evacuation is no longer possible. this has become particularly problematic in atlantic city. >> grand central station empty. buildingcity, the collapsed leaving the apartment exposed. look at this dangling in the wind. this 260 miles above shows the sizescope of the massive magnitude. madee first half -- path today. >> record storm surge expected
. >> mitt romney and barack obama yearn for their vote, the elusive mysterious undecided voter. (laughter) >> stephen: yes, they yearn. (cheers and applause) yes. elusive, mysterious undecided voters. i wonder what he's thinking. (laughter) or if. (laughter) folks, folks, here's how it stands. the electoral kitchen is closing in two weeks and they still can't decide if they want the black-and-white cookie or the decaf wheat thin. (laughter) they're elusive! but we know that they're out there! these campaigns have spent billions of dollars trying to capture them with lawn signs, t.v. ads, radio spots, internet banners, robocalls and, for some lucky ohio voters, an amorous david axelrod with a rose in his teeth. (laughter) but a few and the liesing facts about these mysterious creatures have emerged. >> undecided voter they say typically a single white female between 18 and 29 years old, she has a job with a low income, she did not graduate from college. according to this poll she skipped watching the debate. >> stephen: fascinating. the person who will decide this race is a likely voter wh
's ten electoral votes are critical to mitt romney's hope to unseat president obama especially if president obama takes ohio. so we'll continue our tour of these swing states that are crucial to this election and turn to kristin crowl. she is joining us from madison, wisconsin. kristin welcome back inside "the war room." >> thank you so much for having me, governor. >> jennifer: you bet. when we last talked to you, you were in the throws of battling this scott brown recall stuff. how is early voting doing? and do we have any idea who has the edge of that in wisconsin? >> we have been very pleased with the way that early vote is shaping up. we have had lines every day in our democratic base areas across the state, we have had rallies and events and we feel like we have the edge in early vote it started a week ago and we have seen lines ever since. so we're very excited. >> jennifer: wisconsin's early voting ends the friday before the election instead through the weekend, how does that affect your efforts to get out the vote? >> we know on saturday mornings w
of the country will vote or be able to vote. while maryland, delaware and new jersey are obama territory, how they conduct themselves now is a big thing tonight. >> we will start in washington as obama canceled the campaign appearances and opted to the head quarters of the red cross and asking to donate to the relief funds. >> there are communities that can be affected. there are risks of flooding and downed power lines and risk of high winds. >> in ohio meanwhile mitt gathered with supporters gathering items. he thanked the crowd. >> we have heavy hearts as you know with all the suffering that's going on and a lot of people hurting this morning and last night. the storm goes on. >> in columbus joe said that the white house has received briefings on the disaster response and the pentagon maybe called in to help. >> the president made an offer and the possibilities extend and the defense department. >> meanwhile in new jersey republican chris christy made it clear that he is occupied and now off the campaign trail in support of mitt. >> i will tell you this administration at the moment could g
of five voters say they are going to vote before election day, they split evenly between president obama and governor romney which tends to indicate that at least the enthusiastic el her voters are republican and the democrats have a prove with a lack of enthusiasm among their people and finally on election day the people would plan, just less than two-thirds 63 percent plan to vote on election day, they split for governor romney by the same number six points 51 to 45 percent so at least according to gallup this looks good. it is also borne out by if you look at the battleground state roughly 11 million, rather, 11 percent advantage for democrats either voting early or casting absentee ballot in 2008 but is far through roughly the 27th, it has been a decline of seven points if president obama declines seven point he is in trouble one with 53, dropping seven gives him 47. >>neil: how do you think the storm affects this in anyway? karl: where it is difficult to cope. romney will be hurt by heavy snow in unseasonably heavy snow in far southwestern virginia, coal country, inhospitable to pre
to me, but i'm more concerned about the debt our children will be left with. i voted for president obama last time, but we just can't afford four more years. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney we had a good d group of people. good group of employees out there. this was a booming place. and mitt romney and bain capital turned it in to a junk yard. i was suddenly, 60 years old. i had no health care. mainly i was thinking about my family. how am i going to take care of my family. he promised us the same things he's promising the united states. and he'll give you the same thing he gave us. nothing. anncr: priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> it's an unforgettable image from a hurricane sandy, a construction crane buckling in new york city snapped in half still dangling at this hour. some nearby buildings have been evacuated. the company in charge of the crane has to figure out how to get the thing down safely, may take place the next couple days. >>> at point pleasant beach, new jersey, crews have been th
-- is not the case that went barack obama wednesday 6 electoral votes, this will not turn iowa blue. that would turn his victory -- and retention and expansion of the state senate majority, which will bring house steeps and be part of a strategy that brings state house seats coming back. it has us on a possible pass to win all four congressional seats. it will be another battle to hold those gains. it is a very independent-minded state. we are not split east and west. it really is in the four corners. senator grassley and senator harkin are the face of this state. caller: good morning. i did not vote for president obama in 2008. and did not vote for mccain and 2008, sarah palin scared me. rd -- at every turn, he has gone for democrats, republicans, independents, he fought very hard to get unemployment benefits for people who were out of work. i saw that. she worked very hard to get bp in their and take care of the people in that area. i saw that. i am not hearing the democrats expand on this. i am independent. he has done a very good job of taking care of all of the people. democrats, republicans, o
. but earlier in fall, a higher percentage of republicans said they were voting against president obama. today a higher percentage of republicans, a majority say they are voting for governor romney. there has has been a change in enthusiasm. judy, i think one question that every pollster and every analyst i've talked to recently is trying to figure out is what will the composition of this electorate be? will republicans equal democrats in the number... percentage of the vote? what will the percentage of white voters be versus nonwhite voters? because this is so close, all of those questions are vitally important. we can't tell that in advance. >> woodruff: finally, susan, in just a few seconds, what do you look for in these final days of the trail to see when the candidates get back out, what they're saying? and where do they go? you know, they're only going to have a couple days after they can get back on the campaign trail after sandy has done whatever it's going to do. what states do they go to? that tells you what states are really in play. >> woodruff: susan page, dan balz, we thank you b
lin on early -- headline on early voting obama leads solid with early voters. democrats turn out in key states. that is the "washington times." let me show you the "washington post" headline on early voting. g.o.p. improve its showing in early voting. republicans performing better than in 2008 though still lag lined democrats in -- behind democrats in nevada, iowa, north carolina, florida, et cetera. the battle ground states which is our focus and has been on the "washington journal" looking at those nine swing states. deep dive into the states talking to people on the ground there and what they will see on election night, what they can expect and what is the tenor of the campaigns in those states. we will continue with that today with a focus being on colorado coming up in about five minutes or so. we will keep taking your phone calls about the trust in government during natural disasters. hal is next from florida, republican. caller: i have lived on the beach all my life in florida and hurricanes have come through and we had to evacuate many times. i remember in hurricane dora
the race for the white house eight days till americans go to the polls, "your voice, your vote" today president obama and governor romney put the bricks on the campaign until sandy is over. abc's jake tapper explains. >> reporter: president obama was a no show to his own rally in orlando, florida, this morning, whisked away on air force one to get ahead of the worst of hurricane sandy, and to warn those in its path. >> when they tell you to evacuate, you need to evacuate. >> reporter: the white house eager to show the president looking in command released these two photographs meeting with advisers preparing for the storm. between his and mitt romney's campaigns, 30 events have been canceled. two events went on without the president. including one in youngstown, ohio where many former president clinton and vice president biden got a firsthand feel for the storm's winds. those heavy winds and rain may impact early voting in ohio and four other contested states are directly in the storm's path also with early voting. s president is not scheduled to be back on the campaign trail till wed
. this issue's important to me, but i'm more concerned about the debt our children will be left with. i voted for president obama last time, but we just can't afford four more years. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. cial area. cn1 >>> hi winds are causing major damage around our area. still reports of toppled trees are coming in from college park, tacoma park and laurel. >> darcy is live tonight where there is yet another tree down. >> reporter: officials have been telling us for day that is this storm was going to be dangerous. it was going to be costly and cause a lot of damage. this is exactly what they were talking about. take a look here. a very large tree fell down in apartment complex and smashed nine vehicles. that's according to prince oxon hill. this tree fell down a little bit earlier this evening. sounded like a!rlo]osion. cu(: sortnis the crack, she knew exactly what it was. take a look at this car here. it is a nissan, maxima. and the woman who owns this car lives right here in this building. she says she was asleep and came out and found this extensive dam
president obama. like i said for christie to win next year, he has to get a fair number of people voting for barack obama this year. >> let me raise this, though, joy. what struck me, as we deal with this presidential race, is that it was announced today that the president is coming to new jersey tomorrow to see some of the devastation and that governor christie was going to accompany him, which is appropriate. but when governor christie was asked about whether or not he was going to tour with governor romney, as some have suggested, by fox new, listen to what he said. >> is there any possibility that governor romney may go to new jersey to tour some of the damage with you? >> i have no idea, nor am i the least bit concerned or interested. i've got a job to do here in new jersey. that's much bigger than presidential politics. and i could care less about any of that stuff. i have a job to do. identify got 2.4 million people out of power. i've got devastation on the shore. i've got floods in it is northern part of my state. if you think right now i give a damn about presidential politics,
our children will be left with. i voted for president obama last time, but we just can't afford four more years. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. . >>> welcome back to news4 at 4:00. >> the worst of sandy is over but the impact in our region will be felt for quite some time. and flood prone old town alexandria, a few intersections are still under water this afternoon. several businesses remain shut down. still covered with tape, tarp and sandbags. at least three homes in the city sustained some heavy damage. an apartment complex on kenmore avenue was condemned after the wind blew the roof off here. 20 sten 20 residents were displaced. >> tons of waste water overflowed after a water treatment plant in howard county completely lost power. both power sources to the little patuxent plant were knocked offline at the height of the storm. one of those power sources is now back online. officials say there was never any threat to howard county's ink doctoring water supply. >> here's the scene at snow shoe. so far they have 19 inches of snow with winds at 60 miles an hour
. lastly, will it disrupt early voting? which is what the obama administration wanted? states like virginia or ohio? there is no storms in northeastern ohio, democratic country, as was indicated earlier, virginia, it hitsteamic area and republican arizona. it's probably a washington. it will be a three-day hiatus out of the political counter and will resume in week where we were in the beginning of the week. >> what about the romney evideneffort and how it transpid today? holding this evident to raise both funds and food stuff, and kind of, you know, talk about giving and how that played today? >> what else do you do? >> bret: right. >> a moment fraught with peril for the challenger particularly. you don't want to be accused and the press is a hair trigger when it comes to accusing romney of misusing the moment. >> bret: then he did today. >> of course, but you don't want to be accused. that is fair or unfair. >> every day i wake up for two weeks and say maybe it's frozen in stone. maybe the race is already decided. i don't know the outcome but the people who don't know who they are going t
will be left with. i voted for president obama last time, but we just can't afford four more years. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> early voting is closed again today in maryland and the district because of the superstorm. >> maryland governor marten o'malley has extended early voting until this friday, november 2nd. d.c.'s board of elections will provide updates on its plans later on today. >> it is hard to believe but we are just one week out from election day. i know we kind of got sidetrackedded with the storm and all. president obama canceled campaign events today to monday were to the superstorm from the white house. republican challenger mitt romney also canceled campaign plans in ohio today. both are focusing on response and relief efforts. >>> straight ahead at 6:00. >> we continue to follow sandy's aftermath. we'll take you live to ocean city for a look at the damage there when we return.  ananncr: their ads, hopelessly untrue. a west virginia casino launching the biggest ad barrage ever. don't be misled. the washington post says question seven
votes. they revealed today going on the air in pennsylvania, the obama campaign sees a bluff. stephanie cutter taking a time-out from the bipartisan kumbaya over the storm to tweet romney decision to go up and p.a. proof positive they can't make the current map work to get to 270. throwing out lifelines to pennsylvania, minnesota. #desperate. obama team responds with team romney spending money in north carolina, that battleground may not be locked down as much as the g.o.p. hoped. we'll find out who is expanding the map and who is bluffing one week from tonight. bret? >> bret: ed henry live on the north lawn. thank you. romney campaign shifted slightly from events focused on the election to one less overtly political. all the while trying desperately not to lose precious momentum in the final seven days. chief political correspondent carl cameron is in tampa, florida tonight. >> in dayton, ohio, a week from the election, romney tried to retool a prescheduled political rally to what aides dub disaster relief event and charity concert. >> we have heavy hearts with the suffering going on.
obama wins the electoral college and mitt romney wins the popular vote. that is possible with the scenario we see now. >> woodru: dan,he pew poll also shows that the voters who favor governor romney say they are more interested, more likely to definitely turn out to vote than are those who are favoring the president. >> yes, and that's a very important indicator. and another factor in that, that same poll shows that republicans are more enthusiastic about voting for governor romney. but earlier in fall, a higher percentage of republicans said they were voting against president obama. today a higher percentage of republicans, a majorityay they areoting f govnor romney. there has has been a change in enthusiasm. judy, i think one question that every pollster and every analyst i've talked to recently is trying to figure out is what will the composition of this electorate be? will republicans equal democrats in the number... percentage of the vote? what will the percentage of white voters be versus nonwhite voters? because this is so close, all of those questions are vitally
the logistics, for instance, does this storm affect early voting that's going on now in ohio and north carolina and virginia? but a second thing is the larger atmospherics. what is theffect of havin president obama go off the campaign trail back to the white house? the white house just this afternoon released a photo of him meeting in the situation room to get an update on storm damage. it seems to me that has an impact on a race where governor romney has been making some progress in recent days. does this kind of freeze things for where they are now. >> woodruff: that's what i wanted to ask you, susan. does one candidate or another pick up an automatic advantage in a situation like this? >> i don't think there's an automatic advantage until we know what happens with this terrible storm. but if the federal government seems to be reonding inn effective way, i think that's to president obama's benefit. not only does its make his administration look competent but it makes the case for a government role, the role of government has been one of the fundamental debates between these two candidates. if
is far more likely to be a vote for obama. >> kathleen hall jamieson, marty kaplan, let's continue this conversation online. thanks for being with me. >> thank you, bill. >> you're welcome. >> and now for another reality check -- a far cry from the humbug and rhetorical static afflicting our election campaigns. let's talk about something president obama and governor romney barely mentioned in their debates -- banking reform. it's four years since the economic meltdown knocked america and the world to our knees, four years since that massive taxpayer bailout. but if you listened to the candidates, the enormitand severi of is ctinuing crisis hardly merit notice. barack obama pledges change but touts dodd-frank, a bulky, watered-down version of financial reform that scarcely makes a ripple in the vast sea of corruption and abuse. mitt romney campaigns as the banker's pal and says he'll make dodd- frank disappear altogether. if you're appalled by this, so is the man who held the thankless job of special inspector general in charge of policing tarp, the bailout's troubled asset relief p
. brown? >> liz warren is trying to get out the democrats voting for obama to come out for her and make sure the turnout is big. obama is expected to win big here, and the question is how big? it's sort of like a point spread in sports. the teams the field may have one definition of winning and the betters have another. she needs a big spread here and brown needs a smaller spread. that's what's the difference in all these polls, the margin of victory there. brown is trying to make sure he cuts into her democratic state and really overwhelmingly pins independents, and he's doing well. depending on the poll he's doing very, very well or pretty well. all these things make a difference in a close election. but that's why he's been appealing to being a bipartisan figure and at the same time trying to undermine any strength she has by saying she has character issues. >> thank you very much. great pleasure to have you on. >> thank you. >> massive layoffs tops our look at stories around the nation today. ubs plans to cut 10,000 jobs by 2015. that's about 16% of its global work force. news of th
but the voters. the obama campaign wound up front-loading so much of their early vote, when i was in ohio people were amped up to get out and vote earlier than they normally would have. in florida, soles to the polls which was cut off, has already happened so the obama campaign, in large part because of the republicans have actually banked more early votes this time than they had at this point in '08 so they've built up like a fire wall while the republicans are left with this to hamper their early vote. >> thanks for joining me tonight. >> we'll be right back with more coverage. >>> msnbc's meteorologist is back with the latest. bill, my one question is, where has the worst already happened? and where is the worst yet to happen? >> yeah. it can't get any worse than the jersey shore or the delaware area of maryland and coastal areas, you hit your high tide cycle and the water is receding quickly including new york city and that's good. you won't get any more destruction. it's been done. as far as areas that still have to go through their high tide, portions of outer long island, coastal connecti
concerned about the debt our children will be left with. i voted for president obama last time, but we just can't afford four more years. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> our viewers are sharing their pictures of the storm's damage. these are from devin drive in fall church. she writes that there are four trees down on this street. two of them in the same yard. if you have pictures you would like to share, e-mail them to us at isee@nbcwashington.com. >>> mitt romney plans to return to full time campaigning tomorrow after several events canceled because of the storm. president obama won't return to the campaign trail until thursday. the president may have the most to gain or to lose from sandy. >> reporter: the second day off the campaign trail in the situation room coordinating relief. and president obama went to red cross headquarters. to reassure the suffering that fema and his other agencies are helping as fast as possible. >> my message to the federal government. no bureaucracy, no red tape, get resources where they're needed as fast as possible, as hard as pos
. there are concepts and policies that i support with president obama. i voted for middle-class tax cuts, they're no longer held hostage. you were willing to join the majority and hold them hostage. i want a farm bill passed. i want to stand with our seniors and make sure we do not balance the budget on their backs. i believe mitt romney has ideas as well. i am not so my-way-or-the- highway that i cannot look at people objectively and go with what i think is best. what is best for this district? that is how i have operated for the last 16 months. >> you are voting for president obama? >> i have said that before. >> ok. there is another question on the floor. >> i joined mitt romney, president obama, and many others in full disclosure because i believed personal tax returns, putting them online -- you have made my personal finances part of this campaign. i am open and transparent. you did not think the voters of this district could understand -- too complex for them to absorb the 25 pages of tax returns. why do think you should be held to a lower standard than the others just because you do not
, affordable care act, a vote for president obama would be a vote to keep that in business. chuck woolery. >> that's exactly right. >> steve: the legendary game show guy joining us frommance, texas. thank you very much. >> thank you so much, steve. >> steve: straight ahead on this tuesday morning, there is one cruise ship still out at sea right now. so how did they manage to survive getting slammed with 40-foot waves? up next, a passenger who is stuck on that ship right now. first, let's check in with martha mccallum for what's happening at the top of the hour. >> good morning, steve. and good morning, everybody. we have ongoing fires flooding and now a rising tide that is set to peak at 9:00 a.m., just a few minutes away this morning. power outages across seven states. we've got updates coming in from emergency management this morning throughout the next couple of hours. brand-new pictures are also coming in to our news room that we want to show to you. bill and i will join you at the top of the hour hey! did you know that honey nut cheerios has oats that can help lower cholesterol? and
, the storm ripping through the state seaside resort town causing massing vote -- massive flooding, billions of dollars in damages throughout the region, including the nation's largest city, new york. president obama will be touring the damages in jersey tomorrow. he will be with governor chris christie, the president cancelling campaign events for tomorrow. has not stopped president clinton, however, from playing the role of surrogate, heading the campaign trail as effectively the campaigner in chief, stopping in minnesota today for the president. for more on the impact on this election, the politics of it all and more, we are joined by ed klein, author of the new york times best-seller, the amateur, all about the obama administration. good to see you. let's start with, first, the sound that we just shared with our audience. bill clinton not really performing up to bill clinton standards. he was mocking governor romney, talking about, well, i don't know about other folks, but in arkansas we would have liked president obama to have had the power to turn back the seas yesterday. i mean, it di
537 people... who felt the same way. make your voice heard. vote. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. >>> you know, one of the reasons that sandy made that that dramatic turn to the northeast was another storm moving in from the west, and it's brought snow, a lot of it, to parts of the appalachian mountains. the weather channel's janelle klein is in snowshoe, west virginia with more from there. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, matt, as hurricane sandy continues to batter the east coast, it's having a very different effect here in west virginia. lots of snow, as you said. in fact, almost two feet of snow in some parts of west virginia, the governor declaring a state of emergency here with travel very, very difficult this morning. thousands of people without power. many counties in a state of emergency because of that power loss, and many travelers stranded on the road. the plows are out this morning trying to clear those highways. national guard troops are also on standby trying to help people stranded on the roads, and state agencies have set up
with. i voted for president obama last time, but we just can't afford four more years. >> i don't know who that actor is. i wish i could have talked to her and said no one ever said that romney was going to outlaw contracepti contraception. stop fighting a strawman. you're being dishonest to women out there. the issue is whether your insurance policy should cover it and who gets to decide whether it does or not. a legitimate discussion. but to say there's been an accusation, somebody is going to outlaw contraception and birth control which hasn't been outlawed since the '50s, how can you run an ad like that. >> at the beginning of the whole left war argument about the war on women, that was the centerpiece, that the republicans want to outlaw contraception. >> did a democrat ever accuse romney -- >> quite a few. >> where? >> quite a few, chris. did you miss that debate when they were talking about -- when the church first came up that the republicans and romney -- >> having it provided in your insurance coverage. >> well, you asked the question and i answered it. >> you can fight food
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